A West Hempstead attorney was charged with unlawfully selling unregistered securities in connection to fraudulently registering shell companies with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Justice Department said yesterday.
The New York State Parks Department hosted an environmental review hearing for a proposed $35 million project to rejuvenate Hempstead Lake State Park last week at Hempstead Town Hall, but residents and businesses expressed concerns.
The New York Real Estate Journal, a trade magazine, reported last week that NYCOM Cellular Corp, a Verizon retailer, signed a 10-year lease with a five-year option for 1,339 square feet of space in Nassau Plaza. The property sits at the corner of Hempstead Turnpike and Nassau Boulevard.
Following a July 11 public hearing on short-term rentals, the Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to prohibit leasing arrangements lasting less than 28 days.
Information about water discoloration, rates and infrastructure, as well as updates on police activity in West Hempstead, were part of a biannual meeting organized by the West Hempstead Community Support Association at West Hempstead High School on June 19.
Mark you calendars for a summer full of free concerts — plus a children's play — all happening right in Malverne and West Hempstead starting July 9.
The Lakeview Fire Department held a wetdown on June 11 to welcome the newest addition to its fleet, a Rosenbauer Commander Engine, equipped with a 1500 gallon-per-minute pumper and a 750-gallon tank. The ceremony for the apparatus — Engine 414 — was attended by local clergy and elected officials, and followed by a barbecue and tours of the engine for all.
Police said that two brothers were arrested on Sunday in connection with the fatal shooting of a Hempstead man on March 13 outside Sonny O’s Pub in Valley Stream.
Long Island Rail Road riders traveling to Hunterspoint Ave. or Atlantic Terminal will be entitled to a fare reduction averaging 25 percent during Amtrak’s repair work, the Metropolitan Transit Authority announced Tuesday. The fare reduction will take effect July 10, and will end when Amtrak’s repair work at Penn Station has been completed.
At a time when fewer teenagers are interested in driving cars, West Hempstead resident Yehuda — who asked to be identified only by his first name — found himself, at age 19, training to operate an army tank. “I was essentially in charge of the entire bottom half of the tank,” said Yehudah, who was a sergeant in the 188th battalion of the Israel Defense Forces from March 2015 to July 2016.